High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

AppHealthCare, Appalachian State, and Toe River Health District released the latest COVID-19 case totals Wednesday.

Early one-stop voting begins this Thursday across North Carolina.

The Newland Board of Alderman October 6 passed a resolution in support of the Newland Police Department, stating that it will maintain efforts to support the department in light of a national trend calling for the defunding of departments across the country.

A Laurel Springs man has been arrested in a shooting incident.

The Banner Elk Town Council Voted October 12 to raise rates on system development fees related to water and sewer connections.

Appalachian State reported Tuesday 97 students with active cases, and 1 employee. So far there has been a total of 886 cases among students, 38 among employees and 41 among subcontractors.

As previously announced, the 43 annual Woolly Worm Race in Banner Elk was cancelled due to COVID-19. However, the race will still take place, virtually.

The Watauga County Board of Elections on Thursday welcomed Michael Behrent who was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to be Chair of the Watauga County Board of Elections.